Med terms chap. 3

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Med terms chap. 3
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the language of medicine chapter 3
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. acr/o
    extremities, top, extreme point
  3. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden gland
  4. aden/o
    gland
  5. adip/o
    fat
  6. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  7. angi/o
    vessel
  8. arteri/o
    artery
  9. arthr/o
    joint
  10. axill/o
    armpit
  11. bi/o
    life
  12. blephar/o
    eyelid
  13. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  14. carcin/o
    cancer
  15. cardi/o
    heart
  16. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  17. chondr/o
    cartilage
  18. col/o
    colon
  19. chron/o
    time
  20. cyst/o
    urinary bladdar
  21. encephal/o
    brain
  22. erythr/o
    red
  23. hem/o
    blood
  24. hepat/o
    liver
  25. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  26. inguin/o
    groin
  27. isch/o
    to hold back
  28. lapar/o
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  29. larng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  30. leuk/o
    white
  31. lymph/o
    lymph
  32. mamm/o
    breast
  33. mast/o
    breast
  34. morph/o
    shape, form
  35. muc/o
    mucus
  36. my/o
    muscles
  37. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  38. necr/o
    death
  39. neur/o
    nerve
  40. nephr/o
    kidney
  41. neutr/o
    neutrophil a white blood cell
  42. nucle/o
    nucleus
  43. ophthalm/o
    eye
  44. oste/o
    bone
  45. ot/o
    ear
  46. path/o
    disease
  47. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  48. phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  49. phleb/o
    vein
  50. plas/o
    formation, development
  51. pleur/o
    pleura
  52. pneumon/o
    lungs
  53. pulmon/o
    lungs
  54. radi/o
    x-rays
  55. rect/o
    rectum
  56. ren/o
    kidney
  57. rhin/o
    nose
  58. sarc/o
    flesh
  59. splen/o
    spleen
  60. staphyl/o
    clusters
  61. strept/o
    twisted chains
  62. thorac/o
    chest
  63. thromb/o
    clot
  64. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  65. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  66. ven/o
    vein
  67. -algia
    pain
  68. -cele
    hernia
  69. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  70. -coccus
    berry shaped bacterium
  71. -cocci
    bacterium
  72. -cyte
    cell
  73. -dynia
    pain
  74. -ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  75. -emia
    blood condition
  76. -genesis
    condition of producing, forming
  77. -gram
    record
  78. -graph
    insturment for recording
  79. -graphy
    process of recording
  80. -itis
    inflammation
  81. -ology
    study of
  82. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction, separation
  83. -malacia
    softening
  84. -megaly
    enlargement
  85. -oma
    tumor, mass, collection of fluid
  86. -opsy
    to view
  87. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  88. -pathy
    disease condition
  89. -penia
    deficiency
  90. -phobia
    fear
  91. -plasia
    develpment, formation, growth
  92. -plasty
    surgical repair
  93. -ptosis
    falling, dropping, prolapse
  94. -sclerosis
    hardening
  95. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  96. -scopy
    process of visual examination with an endoscope
  97. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  98. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth (stoma)
  99. -therapy
    treatment
  100. -tomy
    iscision, cutting into
  101. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  102. -er
    one who
  103. -ia
    condition
  104. -ist
    specialist
  105. -ole
    little, small
  106. -ule
    little, small
  107. -um
    structure, tissue
  108. -ium
    structure, tissue
  109. -us
    structure, substance
  110. -y
    condition, process
  111. -ac
    pertaining to
  112. -iac
    pertaining to
  113. -al
    pertaining to
  114. -ar
    pertaining to
  115. -ary
    pertaining to
  116. -eal
    pertaining to
  117. -genic
    pertaing to, producing, produced by, or in
  118. -ic
    pertaining to
  119. -ical
    pertaining to
  120. -oid
    resembling
  121. -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  122. -ous
    pertaining to
  123. -tic
    pertaining to

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